Blog Category: Business planning

Approaching Your Budget

  If you’re never quite sure where to start when compiling your budget, here are a few ideas to help: 1. Jack Welch Approach A personal favourite of mine! Jack simply asks 2 questions: • How can we beat last year’s performance? • How continue reading...

Why do we do Budgets?

  Sometimes it seems so fruitless, doesn’t it? We don’t know what’s going to happen tomorrow, let alone in 1-3 years’ time. I don’t think any of us has a crystal ball to enable us to see into the future (thankfully – can you imagine ho continue reading...

Managing Your Budget

  Do you have a budget to manage and you’d love to know how to do it better? Then read on! 1. Understand your monthly results When you review your monthly budget report, you are looking for variances (differences) between the actual results re continue reading...

Sources of Finance

A common complaint from SMEs in recent years has been the lack of availability of funding to help them grow (or survive).  However, many of these SMEs simply asked only their banks for financial support and this was not always approved.  Did you know th continue reading...

Catapult Your Business Growth!

  Rarely does business growth just happen.  The power is in the planning!  Follow these simple steps, take charge and catapult your business growth!   Where do you want to be.  Dream big.  Set your goals – what would outrageous succe continue reading...